Every year, we throw away tons of food waste, much of it ending up in landfills.
Believe it or not, there’s more food in landfills than anything else, and that produces the greenhouse gas methane.
We can all do our part, starting right at home.
Consumer Reports reveals some easy ways to reduce food waste with an added bonus: you’ll save money, too.
Listen to this: Cutting back on food waste could save a family of four about $1,500 a year.
Wonder how to do it? Consumer Reports can help.
To avoid finding squishy veggies in the back of the fridge bins – plan to use up fresh fruits and vegetables in the order they go bad – for instance, eat frail fruits and vegetables, like leafy greens and berries before hardier ones, like brussels sprouts or carrots.